WHITBY, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - March 17, 2011) - The federal, provincial and municipal governments will announce funding for new affordable housing projects and social housing renovation and retrofits in the Town of Whitby.

Media are invited to join the Honourable Jim Flaherty, Minister of Finance and Member of Parliament for Whitby-Oshawa, on behalf of the Honourable Diane Finley, Minister of Human Resources and Skills Development and Minister Responsible for Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC); Joe Dickson, MPP for Ajax-Pickering, on behalf of the Honourable Rick Bartolucci, Ontario Minister of Municipal Affairs and Housing; Regional Chair and Chief Executive Officer Roger Anderson; Town of Whitby Mayor Pat Perkins; Township of Brock Mayor Larry O'Connor, Chair of the Health and Social Services Committee for the announcement.

Date: March 18, 2011
Time: 9 a.m.
Location: 310 Mary Street East
  Whitby, ON L1N 2R6
  Access to site via Hickory Street

Contact Information: Media Inquiries:
CMHC
Beth Bailey
416-218-3355
or
Office of Minister Bartolucci
Laura Blondeau
416-585-7171
or
Office of Minister Finley
Ryan Sparrow
819-994-2482
or
Regional Municipality of Durham
Jennifer Taiariol
905-668-7711, ext.: 2240
or
For more information visit:
www.cmhc.ca
www.ontario.ca/housing